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Next-Generation Protective Gear

Next-Generation Protective Gear
D3o is a flexible and malleable lightweight material, but when subjected to abrupt force the molecules rapidly lock up. This rapid rigidity allows for strong shock-absorption properties and is already being used to make sporting equipment.


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Posted by pdpete on February 27, 2011
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Posted by Tibor on February 27, 2011 at 8:04 pm
Revolutionary! All seriousness aside, my most favorite piece of protective gear is the helmet.
"We find ourselves engaging in skull cracking activities and instead of stopping these activities we produce the helmet - to protect the brain which is so poorly functioning" Jerry Seinfeld.
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